Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS] Stock trading around $3.82 per share: What’s Next?

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Kosmos Energy Ltd. [NYSE: KOS] jumped around 0.36 points on Monday, while shares priced at $3.82 at the close of the session, up 10.40%. The company report on November 11, 2021 that Ghana Transaction Update.

Kosmos Energy (NYSE/LSE: KOS) (“Kosmos” or the “Company”) announced that it has received notice from Tullow Oil plc and PetroSA that they intend to exercise their pre-emption rights in relation to the sale of Occidental Petroleum’s interests in the Jubilee and TEN fields in Ghana to Kosmos, announced October 13, 2021.


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The exercise of pre-emption rights is subject to finalizing definitive agreements with Kosmos/Anadarko WCTP Company and requires approval from GNPC and the Ghanaian Ministry of Energy. If completed, Kosmos’ ultimate interest in Jubilee would be reduced by 3.8% to 38.3% (Kosmos retains ~80% of the original acquired interest), and Kosmos’ ultimate interest in TEN would be reduced by 8.3% to 19.8% (Kosmos retains ~25% of the original acquired interest).

Kosmos Energy Ltd. stock is now 10.40% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. KOS Stock saw the intraday high of $3.83 and lowest of $3.45 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 4.24, which means current price is +10.72% above from all time high which was touched on 01/03/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 9.66M shares, KOS reached a trading volume of 7640641 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KOS shares is $5.96 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on KOS stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Barclays have made an estimate for Kosmos Energy Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on November 11, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on October 15, 2021, representing the official price target for Kosmos Energy Ltd. stock. On June 08, 2021, analysts increased their price target for KOS shares from 4.50 to 6.25.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Kosmos Energy Ltd. is set at 0.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for KOS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.68. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.46, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for KOS in the course of the last twelve months was 5.46 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.

How has KOS stock performed recently?

Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.61. With this latest performance, KOS shares gained by 6.70% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 21.66% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 61.86% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for KOS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 58.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 65.10, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.04 for Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 3.63, while it was recorded at 3.57 for the last single week of trading, and 3.05 for the last 200 days.

Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Kosmos Energy Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.

Earnings analysis for Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for KOS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Kosmos Energy Ltd. go to 23.80%.

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Insider trade positions for Kosmos Energy Ltd. [KOS]

There are presently around $1,106 million, or 77.30% of KOS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KOS stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 39,652,151, which is approximately -21.109% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 39,350,783 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $136.15 million in KOS stocks shares; and GRANTHAM, MAYO, VAN OTTERLOO & CO. LLC, currently with $99.23 million in KOS stock with ownership of nearly 36.527% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Kosmos Energy Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 75 institutional holders increased their position in Kosmos Energy Ltd. [NYSE:KOS] by around 30,494,794 shares. Additionally, 87 investors decreased positions by around 35,489,084 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 253,724,493 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 319,708,371 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KOS stock had 21 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,098,998 shares, while 29 institutional investors sold positions of 6,555,336 shares during the same period.